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SB-302 California Gambling Control Commission: voting records.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/03/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 302


Introduced by Committee on Governmental Organization (Senators Dodd (Chair), Allen, Archuleta, Becker, Borgeas, Bradford, Glazer, Hueso, Jones, Nielsen, Portantino, Rubio, and Wilk)

February 03, 2021


An act to amend Section 19819 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to gambling.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 302, as introduced, Committee on Governmental Organization. California Gambling Control Commission: voting records.
The Gambling Control Act provides for the licensure and regulation of various legalized gambling activities and establishments by the California Gambling Control Commission. Existing law requires the California Gambling Control Commission to maintain a public record of every vote at its principal office.
This bill would require the California Gambling Control Commission to post a public record of every vote on the commission’s internet website no later than the close of business of the second business day after the meeting at which the vote was taken.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 19819 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

19819.
 (a) The commission shall establish and maintain a general office for the transaction of its business in Sacramento. The commission may hold meetings at any place within the state when the interests of the public may be better served.
(b) A public record of every vote shall be maintained at the commission’s principal office. office and posted on the commission’s internet website no later than the close of business of the second business day after the meeting at which the vote was taken.
(c) A majority of the membership of the commission is a quorum of the commission. The concurring vote of three members of the commission shall be required for any official action of the commission or for the exercise of any of the commission’s duties, powers, or functions.
(d) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code applies to meetings of the commission. Notwithstanding Section 11125.1 of the Government Code, documents, which documents that are filed with the commission by the department for the purpose of evaluating the qualifications of an applicant, applicant are exempt from disclosure under Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code.